Darkness scares us. We yearn for the comfort of light as it provides shape and form allowing us to recognize, to define what's before us. But what is it we're afraid of, really? Not the darkness itself, but the truth we know hides within.

Ed: We also do panic rooms.
Emily: I don't panic.

Aiden: Then tell me just one thing. When this is all over, when they've paid for what they did to your father, then what?
Emily: I can be with you.
Aiden: Then marry the son of a bitch. And take them down once and for all.

The outcome of chaos can never be predicted. The only certainty it brings is the devastation it leaves in its wake.

Nolan: You scare me.
Emily: Good.

Every human is born of collusion. We come into this world the result of a covenant. Sometimes made of love. Sometimes of circumstance. But almost always made in secret.

Aiden [on Nolan]: He's not my concern.
Emily: He's mine.

In the moment we're born, we're drawn to form a union with others. An abiding drive to connect, to love, to belong. In a perfect union, we find the strength we cannot find in ourselves. But the strength of the union cannot be known until it is tested.

I googled friendship on the interwebs. Apparently when you have a fight with a friend you're suppose to apologize

[to Aiden] No more distractions.

Emily: I'm not leaving you alone, Nolan.
Nolan: I love you, too.

As of late I find my perception is blinded by only one thing. Revenge.

Revenge Quotes

My father once wrote, always question where your loyalty lies. The people you trust will expect it, your greatest enemies will desire it and those you treasure the most will without fail, abuse it.

Emily Thorne

The greatest weapon anyone can use against us is our own mind. By preying on the doubts and uncertainties that already lurk there. Are we true to to ourselves? Or do we live for the expectations of others? And if we are open and honest, can we ever truly be loved? Can we find the courage to release our deepest secrets, or in the end are we all unknowable... even to ourselves.

Emily